The New Media Model – Long Tails and Antifragile E-Celebs There’s a new media model forming – long tails, crowds, e-celebs, and anti-fragile business models. “Tech journalists” love to throw around terms like the long tail and anti-fragile, yet no one in journalism understands what is happening. They aren’t that smart, though, so we can’t blame them. Because the media is narrative-driven, truth speakers are not offered jobs at “prestigious” publications. Hundreds Of 5.3 Million Year Old VEHICLE TRACKS Found In Turkey Hundreds of vehicle tracks in bedrock have been found recently in Turkey, the bedrock has been dated to 5.3 million years old. The stone was perhaps soft and mudlike millions of years ago before turning into a hard rock. Who made these tracks, and why are they not publicly discussed by mainstream archeologists? Because they don’t fit the current history of human kind, perhaps?
She's 19, She's Saudi, She's Keeping A Diary: Corna Flix, Karate, Lab Science And Love : Goats and Soda Majd kept a journal about a time in her life when she was torn between getting married or going to school. Courtesy of Madj hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of Madj Majd kept a journal about a time in her life when she was torn between getting married or going to school. Courtesy of Madj Majd Abdulghani is a young woman from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, who dreams of becoming a scientist — while her parents hope to arrange her marriage.
Slavery in America - Black History My TV provider is not listed. Why not? We are currently working on adding more TV providers. Please check back frequently to see if your TV provider has been added. Nietzsche & Schopenhauer On Compassion Nietzsche Timothy J. Madigan explains the crucial distinction between compassion and pity. A Virus Called Fear Very few people understand the programming of fear, and why it distorts our perceptions. While fear is a program used for our survival, fear also creates irrational beliefs that cause larger systems of fear like politics, religion and the media. “A Virus Called Fear” is a short film about the conditioning of fear, and what irrational fears can lead to. A Zaki Gordon Institute for Independent Filmmaking student documentary short. Written and directed by Ben Fama Jr.
Lutheran Minister Preaches A Gospel Of Love To Junkies, Drag Queens And Outsiders Lutheran Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber says that all are welcome at her Denver church, The House for All Sinners and Saints. Courtney Perry hide caption itoggle caption Courtney Perry The Rise of the Turks and the Ottoman Empire The Rise of the Turks and the Ottoman Empire Turkish Origins The first historical references to the Turks appear in Chinese records of about 200 B.C. These records refer to tribes called the Hsiung-nu, an early form of the Western term Hun, who lived in an area bounded by the Altai Mountains, Lake Baikal, and the northern edge of the Gobi Desert and are believed to have been the ancestors of the Turks. Specific references in Chinese sources in the sixth century A.D. identify the tribal kingdom called Tu-Küe located on the Orkhon River south of Lake Baikal. The khans (chiefs) of this tribe accepted the nominal suzerainty of the Tang dynasty.
Nietzsche’s breakdown and his view on pity Martin asked: What do you think the horse episode before Nietzsche’s mental breakdown means if we consider it within the context of his philosophy as a whole? His reaction of pity towards an innocent suffering is indeed very surprising after reading his work and it really contradicts the kind of ideal man he wished to be?
From The Plantation To The Penitentiary (trailer) Slavery is alive and well in America today, even under the nose of the first black US president. Few realize that the US constitution still permits slavery: in prison. This hard-hitting landmark documentary, still in production, focuses on the connection between prisons and slavery, on profiteering in the social justice system of America and the disproportionate impact it has on African Americans communities.
Third Coast International Audio Festival Here's your chance to take part in an international audio mega-project, whether you've been making radio for decades, or have always longed to utter "Testing 1, 2" into a microphone. The ShortDocs Challenge is for everyone! UPDATE: the ShortDocs are in, over 150 *studly* specimens! Is Nietzsche an ethical egoist? Julia asked: Explain why Nietzsche’s philosophy could be considered a version of ethical egoism, where ethical egoism is the belief that a moral act is one that furthers ones own goals and desires. Answer by Martin Jenkins Julia, I suppose Nietzsche’s writings could, to a degree, be described as a variant of ethical egoism. This insofar as he is not writing to address social classes, masses or nations but, individuals. This is reinforced when he disparages collectivism in the guise of ‘the herd’, is dismissive of modern ideas of democracy, equal rights and socialism.
28 Months on Mars Precision Landing Sol 0·Aug. 6, 2012 The Curiosity rover touches down after an intricate, seven-minute landing sequence.